CELEBRITY Antiques Road Trip returns tonight with Denise van Outen facing off in a battle against Kelly Brook. Assisting them will be experts Charles Hanson and Tim Medhurst, but how much do we know about them and which other experts will be appearing throughout the series? Here's the lowdown... Charles Hanson Charles chose a career in antiques because he has a love for history and enjoys the drama of an auction. He joined Bargain Hunt back in 2002 and works as an auctioneer. He was one of the four members of the BBC's antiques expert team to release the Christmas single in aid of Children in Need last year. Tim Medhurst Tim is a coin and antiquity dealer, freelance consultant and auctioneer, having begun gaining experience from the age of 17. He formed a passion for coins, antiquities and antiques from a young age. At nine years old his grandmother showed him a Victorian Crown coin she kept in a little music box and he reveals he was hooked! He was the winner of the first … [Read more...] about Who are the Celebrity Antiques Road Trip experts? Charles Hanson and Tim Medhurst guide the celebs on their quest
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The most comprehensive guide to what’s on where and when across the Portsmouth area in the week ahead. TODAYCLASSESEASTNEY: Community Centre, Bransbury Park. 10.30-11.30am. Regular pilates. Fully qualified and registered instructor. 07716 730 230.CLUBBINGSOUTHSEA: Southsea Castle Champagne Bar, Clarence Esplanade. 6pm to late. Closing Party Club Night. Music by DJ Freestyle Funk Collective and Gentle Bren. £10.DANCINGEASTNEY: Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park, Bransbury Rd. 11.30am-12.30pm. FiftyFifty Creative Dance. For people aged 50+. 07708 720711 /AbstractDPA.com.EVENTSCOSHAM: Memory Lane, Outside G4 Ward, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 2-4pm. QA Knitting Group. Open to staff, patients and visitors. 07846 472 423.SOUTHSEA: St James’ Church Hall, Milton Rd. 7.15-9.30pm. Taster Sessions with the MGC Choir. Come along and join in with the friendly and inspirational choir’s open rehearsals. Free. mgcchoir.org.STUBBINGTON: Stubbington Methodist Church, … [Read more...] about WHAT’S ON: Your weekly guide to going out – Friday, August 17 to Thursday, August 23, 2018
Estates are a pretty good better-driving alternative to the now ubiquitous SUV. You need to pick the right one, though. Given that it will often have to double up on driving and family duties, an estate car must combine a roomy, comfy, and well-equipped cabin with decent economy and good driving enjoyment. To help you make a decision, we've enlisted the help of What Car?'s expert reviews to highlight ten of the best estates in showrooms right now. Plenty to boot: These are the 10 best estate cars on the market right now, and not just because they have the biggest storage compartments When it comes to estate-car shopping, total boot capacity isn't the most important factor. The best load luggers are the ones with a storage compartment that's as squared-off as possible with minimal intrusions from the internal bodywork. It should be easy to fold the rear seats flat. And a good estate should be financially accessible. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 2 Next … [Read more...] about Best booted cars: These are the 10 highest-rated new estates on sale
DROMORE High School principal John Wilkinson has called for a judicial review of admissions criteria into other schools for post-16 education. Mr Wilkinson was speaking at the school's prize night last week where pupils were being honoured for their endeavours over the last year."It continues to grieve me that many of our top and middle band students still have to go cap in hand to other schools seeking admission to complete A Levels," he said."Once again I make the point that if Dromore High School is not permitted by the Department of Education to deliver A Level type courses, then schools running them should apply consistent admissions criteria to their own and our students, giving all an equal playing field for entry."Perhaps it is time a judicial review was taken asking questions of the admission criteria of these schools, and the way in which the admissions criteria are applied to the total post 16 candidature."I urge the Department of Education to review their policy in this … [Read more...] about HONOUR FOR DROMORE STUDENTS AT CEREMONY
PUBLISHED: 20:26 01 June 2018 This content is subject to copyright. North Devon events from 31/05/18 to 06/06/18 THURSDAY, MAY 31 BINGO: Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 7.30pm, all welcome. LUNCH CLUB: The Pollyfield Centre, Bideford, 12.30-2.30pm, every week, info 01237 478734. DUPLICATE BRIDGE: Every Thursday, Holy Trinity Church Hall, Westward Ho!, friendly club, 6.45pm start, more info 01237 470990. FEEL BETTER WITH A BOOK: Reading group with a difference, Ilfracombe Library 10-11.30am, listen to stories & poems read aloud, share your thoughts with others, no reading required BIDEFORD WALK: Along Tarka Trail, meet every Thursday at Clarence Wharf car park, part of Torridge Walk & Talk (Walking for Health), all welcome, more info Steve 01237 421528. HEALING: Barnstaple Christian Spiritualist Church, Higher Church Street, 7-8pm. FREMINGTON SINGERS: Fremington Methodist Church, Old School Lane, doors 7.30pm, £5, info 01271 268094. TARKA VALLEY RAILWAY: Volunteers meet … [Read more...] about What may be on this June in North Devon?